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US launches charm offensive against wary India

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Two senior U.S. officials are wrapping up a dayslong visit to India to pitch a fresh start in a strained partnership with the new government in New Delhi.

Dionne Warwick knows her way to San Jose

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

In 1968, Dionne Warwick had never been to San Jose and didn't think much of the song.

French forces arrest Mali jihadist ex-leader

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Authorities in northern Mali say a former jihadist leader in the town of Gao has been arrested by French military forces.

Pitcher arraigned on sexual assault charges

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Minor league pitcher Evan Reed says he passed a polygraph test earlier this year after he was accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a downtown Detroit hotel.

Norway calls off terror alert, says threat gone

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Norway's intelligence service says the Scandinavian country no longer faces an imminent terror threat from people with links to Islamic fighters in Syria.

Driver in Vegas eatery crash gets 6 to 20 years

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

A driver who pleaded guilty to DUI charges after police say he plowed his car into a Las Vegas restaurant last spring has been sentenced to 6 to 20 years in prison.

First lady expands effort to end vet homelessness

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

First lady Michelle Obama says the statistic that the U.S. has more than 58,000 homeless veterans is "a stain on the soul of this nation," as the government expands its initiative for affordable housing for service members.

Coal dust limit to try to combat black lung

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

The Obama administration's push to reduce black lung disease by limiting coal dust in mines is taking effect.

Suit filed over Muslim citizenship denials, delays

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Five people are suing the federal government alleging that an expanded national security screen targeting Muslims has led to lengthy delays and denials in their applications for citizenship and green cards.

Driving high questioned on busy day in Congress

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Amid all the debates on Capitol Hill, lawmakers are also wondering whether driving cars after smoking marijuana is dangerous.